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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan: Afghan President Hamid Karzai (L), the Aga Khan (C), and French First Lady Bernadette Chirac (2nd R) inspect the guard of honour before their meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul April 8, 2006. The three participated in the inauguration of a medical clinic set up in Kabul by the French government with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation.

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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan:His Highness The Aga Khan, with Mme Bernadette Chirac, Alain Deloche, the founder of La Chaîne de l’Espoir (left), and Phillipe Douste-Blazy, the French Foreign Minister (right) at the inauguration ceremony for the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) in Kabul

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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan:Sat Apr 8, 8:16 AM ET Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai (C), the Aga Khan (R) and French first lady Bernadette Chirac shake hands before their meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul April 8, 2006. The three participated in the inauguration of a medical clinic set up in Kabul by the French government with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation.

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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan: French first lady Bernadette Chirac (R) and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai (C) comfort a boy during the inauguration of a children's hospital in Kabul April 8, 2006. They participated in the inauguration of a medical clinic set up in Kabul by the French government with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation

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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan: His Highness The Aga Khan and Mme Bernadette Chirac, the wife of the President of France, being met by President Karzai upon their arrival at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.

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April 8, 2006 Kabul, Afghanistan: His Highness The Aga Khan and Mme Bernadette Chirac, the wife of the President of France, being met by President Karzai upon their arrival at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: H. H. The Aga Khan delivering the graduation speech. "The ultimate recourse in any democracy must be to the concept of popular sovereignty. But within that concept there is room for variation. One size need not fit all – and trying to make one size fit all can be a recipe for failure. "

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: Prince Hussain and Princess Kaliya during the graduation ceremony at SIPA.

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: H. H. The Aga Khan during the graduation ceremony.

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: H. H. The Aga Khan meeting with dignitaries after the graduation ceremony procession.

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: H. H. The Aga Khan meeting with dignitaries after the graduation ceremony procession.

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May 15, 2006 Columbia University, New York: Prince Hussain and Princess Kaliya outside the Univerisity after the graduation ceremony.

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May 15, 2006 New York, U.S.A.: SIPA - : H. H. The Aga Khan delivering the graduation address at the School of International and Public Affairs Columbia University.(SIPA)

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May 15, 2006 New York, U.S.A.: H. H. The Aga Khan in the graduation speech to the SIPA students said: "We are often told that increased contact among cultures will inevitably produce a 'Clash of Civilizations,' particularly between Islam and the West. Such predictions could become self-fulfilling prophecies if enough people believe them. But that need not, and must not, be the case."

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May 15, 2006 New York, U. S. A . : H. H. The Aga Khan at the graduation ceremony at Columbia University, SIPA.

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31 May 2006 Geneva, Switerzland: His Highness the Aga Khan speaks at the luncheon marking the merger of the Bellerive Foundation and the Aga Khan Foundation as Princess Catherine looks on.

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June 11, 2006(Sunday)Costa Smeralda: Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends prize giving of Sardinia Rolex Cup & ISAF World Championship

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October 1, 2006 Longchamp, Paris: Winning breeder the Aga Khan said, "We opted for the Opera instead of the Arc when we decided she would stay in training and besides three-year-old fillies don't have a good record in the race."

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October 1, 2006 Longchamps, Paris: Princess Zahra's horse Mandesha wins at Longchamps.

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October 1, 2006 Longchamps, Paris: Winning owner Princess Zahra Khan said, "The Arc is a dream which will carry on to next year."

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October 1, 2006 Longchamps, Paris: H.H Aga Khan attended with His daughter Zahra, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at the Hippodrome de Longchamp.

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October 2, 2006 Naples, Italy: Princess Zahra Aga Khan receiving the BSHF/World Habitat Award in Naples, Italy. From left, Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN Habitat; Princess Zahra Aga Khan; Mr. Murphy Marobe, Director of the Johannesburg Housing Company; the Mayor of Naples, Rosa Iervolino-Russo; and Diane Diacon, Director of Building and Social Housing Foundation.

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October 3, 2006 :The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, presents the 'Die Quadriga' award to Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko (R) in Berlin.

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October 3, 2006 Berlin, Germany: Participants and winners of the 'Die Quadriga' award pose for a picture before the awarding ceremony in Berlin October 3, 2006. The 'Die Quadriga' awards are presented every year on the day of German Unification to honour personalities from the political, economic and cultural dimensions of life who have shown vision, courage and responsibility. The picture shows (from R toL): Riccardo Illy, Italian businessman and president of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region and his spouse, Hannelore Riebschlaeger, the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, German actor Sebastian Koch, Klaus Riebschlaeger, Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, German actor Ulrich Muehe, Katharina Yushenko, German actress Susanne Lothar, Israeli Vice-Prime Minister Shimon Peres and German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

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October 4, 2006 Tatarsan, Kazan: Princess Zahra Aga Khan speaking at the World Habitat Day celebrations in Kazan.

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October 4, 2006 Tatarstan, Kazan : Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Press Conference at the World Habitat Day celebrations in Kazan. She received the BSHF/World Habitat Award.


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